To quote Lin-Manuel Miranda: “no one really knows how the parties get to yes, the pieces are sacrificed in every game of chess. We just assume it happens, but no one else is in the room where it happens.”
For three years, I served as chief of staff — I was to Gov. John Hickenlooper what Alexander Hamilton was to General Washington. During that time, I had a seat behind the closed doors of the room where things happened.
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